Jerusalem: American Academy for Jewish Research, 1980. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 8vo. 638pp. English, 120pp. Hebrew. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Binding in very good, interior in near fine condition. vg. Item #17143
Salo W. Baron was a pioneering figure in 20th century Jewish studies. When he took a position teaching Jewish history at Columbia University it was only the second such professorship in the United States. He is best known for his 18 volume work, A Social and Religious History of the Jews.
Isaac Barzilay was a leading 20th century scholar of early modern Jewish history, spending much of his career teaching at Columbia University. He was the author of such works as Between Reason and Faith: Anti-Rationalism in Italian Jewish Thought 1250-1650 and Manasseh of Ilya: Precursor of Modernity Among Jews of Eastern Europe.